Ford Mustang Service Manual: Installation

Removal

1. Remove brake master cylinder filler cap (2162). Check brake fluid level in brake master cylinder reservoir (2K478). Remove fluid until brake master cylinder reservoir is half full.

2. Raise and support the vehicle.

3. Remove the wheel and tire assembly. .

4. CAUTION: Install new pads if worn to or past the specified thickness above the metal backing plate or rivets. Install pads in complete axle sets.

Inspect the pads for wear and contamination.

5. Remove the caliper bolts.


5. Remove the caliper bolts.

1. Hold the guide pins stationary.

2. Remove and discard the caliper bolts.

6. CAUTION: Do not pry in caliper sight hole to retract pistons as this


6. CAUTION: Do not pry in caliper sight hole to retract pistons as this can damage the pistons and boots.

CAUTION: When removing the disc brake caliper (2B120), never allow it to hang from the brake hose. Provide a suitable support.

Lift the caliper off the anchor plate (2B292).

7. Remove the pads and the pad slippers.


7. Remove the pads and the pad slippers.

1. Remove the pads and verify thickness.

2. Remove and discard slippers.

8. Measure the front brake disc thickness.


8. Measure the front brake disc thickness.

  • Install a new front brake disc (1125) if not within specification.

9. Inspect the disc brake caliper.


9. Inspect the disc brake caliper.

  • If leaks or damaged boots are found, disassembly is required. For additional information, refer to Caliper in this section.

10. Inspect the front disc brake anchor plate assembly.


10. Inspect the front disc brake anchor plate assembly.

  • Check the guide pin boots for damage.
  • Check the guide pins for binding and damage.
  • Worn or damaged pins should be installed new.

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